Bursera graveolens, known in Spanish as Palo Santo ("holy wood") is a tree that inhabits the coast of Ecuador. The tree belongs to the same family (Burseraceae) as frankincense and myrrh. It is widely used in folk medicine. Aged heartwood is rich in terpenes such as limonene and α-terpineol.
Palo Santo (Bursera Graveolens) is an aromatic wood; Its smoke is used as a repellent to keep off mosquitoes, ants and other insects. It also cleans and helps to remove the bad energy from the home, keep away evil spirits, induces meditation and spiritual search. The scent of Palo Santo is extremely soothing and transmits a powerful energy.
How do you use Palo santo sticks?
- For the flu, cough, asthma: Prepare tea or tisane; Infusions: Cut 1 stick in half, boil 1 half fifteen minutes, filter and drink with sugar or honey at night. A bag of 10 sticks can be used to prepare 30 cups of tea.
- Mosquito repellent: Burn up a palo santo incense stick to keep off the mosquitoes.
- Meditation and spiritual search: Burn up 1 stick in the incense burner.
- To clean and remove the bad energy from home: Light up a stick, hold it with your hand and walk around the area you want to remove the bad energy from.